Who should buy the Under Armour Torch

The Under Armour Torch is for you if:

  • You prefer a shoe with tons of remarkable qualities of a basketball companion yet wallet-friendly.
  • A sneaker cushioned enough to shield your feet against potential fatigue and injuries is what you are after. 

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Profile of the Under Armour Torch

The Under Armour Torch is an affordable alternative to the more hyped and more expensive models from brands like Nike and Adidas. This shoe features Micro G in the full length of its midsole. This cushioning material is said to provide lots of court feel and impact protection. These Under Armour shoes also have webbed lacing systems that keep the foot secure.

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The shoes’ breathability and good fit are made certain by their engineered mesh uppers, which are reinforced with foam-backed side panels.

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Finally, these UA shoes stop on a dime because of the rubber outsoles that feature the time-tested herringbone.

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Cushion. The Under Armour Torch has a Micro G foam in its midsole. This material delivers lots of impact protection from harsh landings that could result from rebounds and jump shots. This cushioning setup also delivers a lot of court feel, which makes the Torch such a good shoe for smaller and lighter guards. In addition to Micro G, the shoe has a die-cut EVA sockliner.

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Traction. The rubber outsole of this Under Armour budget model features the traditional herringbone, which delivers maximum floor control and grip. The outsole also features anatomical flex grooves in the forefoot. They enhance the shoe’s flexibility.

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Length and Width. The Under Armour Torch has issues with size according to a handful of wearers. Because of this, online buyers are advised to find ways to try the shoe on in a local store before making the purchase.

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Lockdown. The engineered mesh that the upper is made of contributes to the support that the shoe delivers. The Torch also has a webbed lacing system.

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The upper of the UA Torch is made of a highly supportive and breathable engineered mesh. This material is reinforced by foam-backed side panels. The tongue is made of a generously padded Air mesh to ensure comfort and enhance the shoe’s fit.

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The Under Armour Torch is a mid-top with a thick midsole. It prominently features the Under Armour logo on both the rear lateral and medial sides. The tongue tab has the ‘UNDER ARMOUR’ callout.

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Special Colorways of the Under Armour Torch

The Under Armour Torch is released in a variety of straightforward colorways.

  • Black/Ghost Gray
  • Black/Metallic Silver
  • Black/White
  • Grey Flux/Grey Flux
  • Royal/White
  • White/Black
  • White/Midnight Navy
  • White/Red

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Facts / Specs

Weight: 12.6oz
Top: Mid
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Black / Blue / White
SKUs: 302062004 / 3020620001 / 3020620003 / 3020620004 / 3020620101 / 3020620103 / 3020620106 / 3020620400

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